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Director of Sustainability, City of Vancouver


SESSION: Energy Innovation in Cities: How Cities Lead in Implementing

Sean Pander, Director of Sustainability for the City of Vancouver has been leading energy planning, projects, and policy development for the private and public sectors for over 20 years.  He was the senior energy and climate planner for Vancouver between 2003 and 2011, during which time he established and led the team tasked with implementing energy and green building plans, programs, and policies for the City.  More recently, he oversaw the development of the City's Greenest City 2020 Action Plan and currently leads the City’s Sustainability Support Services team which is responsible for Climate Adaptation Planning; overseeing the greening of City operations; and providing project management and planning support for internal departments leading the Greenest City Plan implementation.





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Located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, the Shaw Conference Centre overlooks the beautiful North Saskatchewan River Valley, the largest stretch of urban parkland in North America. Shaw is the premier Edmonton conference venue, with a location that provides access to over 2,000 downtown hotel rooms plus shopping, entertainment, dining and transportation.

The Shaw Conference Centre hosts approximately 650 Edmonton events each year, attracting over half a million visitors.

The Shaw Conference Centre is a partner in FRESH, an innovative program that supports conference and meeting planners in creating unique Edmonton experiences that are environmentally, socially and economically responsible.

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Lowering the world’s greenhouse gas emissions is not an easy task, but with the right minds in the right place, it can be done.

Held in Edmonton, Alta., the Zero 2014 Conference will address the goal of lowering our carbon impact by bringing together policy and clean-technology leaders from around the world. This three day conference will also feature presentations from the Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation Grand Challenge Round 1 Finalists.

CCEMC: A Global Responsibility


Join us today by viewing our livestream at 1:30pm.


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